Modern Database Management.

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9780135094877: Modern Database Management.

For undergraduate and graduate database management courses. Provide the latest information in database development. Focusing on what leading database practitioners say are the most important aspects to database development, Modern Database Management presents sound pedagogy and includes topics that are critical for the practical success of database professionals. This text also continues to guide students into the future by presenting research that could reveal the "next big thing" in database management. The tenth edition reflects the major trends in information systems and helps students acquire the skills the need to be successful in today's database management field.

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  • Complete SQL Coverage! Now two full chapters on SQL (Chapters 7 and 8) provide a thorough introduction to SQL, plus advanced material with examples.
  • Internet Database Chapter! Chapter 10 explores the Internet database environment, including Web-based applications, scripting languages, and Web security Examples from ASP and ColdFusion for a shopping cart application are highlighted in the text and on the Web site.
  • Client/Server and Data Warehousing Coverage! Chapter 9 provides strong client/server coverage and lays the technology groundwork for the Internet topics for the rest of the text. Chapter 11 is an extensive update to data warehousing and represents the explosive growth of this form of database.

Expanded Web Support
Explore the Web Resources found in every chapter of this text and the text's Web site to expand your knowledge of. database management. The new MyPHLIP Companion Web site features an Interactive Study Guide, code for the ASP and ColdFusion examples from Chapter 10, and interesting case studies.


Database Files for the Running Cases
Data sets and sample database applications in Access and Oracle are now available to accompany the Pine Valley Furniture and Mountain View Community Hospital cases in this text, The files are located on the Instructor's CD-ROM and in the Instructor's area of the Web site.

Image Library
Bring your lectures to life with the Image Library tool found on the Instructor's Resource CD-ROM. All of the art from the text is conveniently organized by chapter. Insert the figures and tables into your PowerPoint lecture presentations or print them off as handouts for class!

About the Author:

Jeffrey A. Hoffer ( is the Sherman -- Standard Register Professor of Data Management in the MIS, Operations Management, and Decision Sciences Department at the University of Dayton. He received a PhD from Cornell University in 1973 and was on the faculties of Case Western Reserve University and Indiana University before joining UD. He is a founder of the INFORMS College on Information Systems, the International Conference on Information Systems (and its conference chair in 1985), and the Association for Information Systems. He is author of many scholarly publications in the areas of database management, data warehousing, systems analysis, strategic systems planning, and human-computer interaction. He is co-author of several leading textbooks: "Modern Database Management," "Modern Systems Analysis and Design," "Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design," "Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design," and "Managing Information Technology: What Managers Need to Know," all published by Prentice-Hall. Dr. Hoffer is also an Associate Director of the Teradata University Network, the leading web portal for faculty and students in the data management, data warehousing, decision support, and business intelligence areas.

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